All private and government schools in Delhi closed due to surge in COVID-19 cases


Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that all government and private schools in the national capital had been shut due to the surge in coronavirus cases.

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Kejriwal tweeted, “All schools (both government and private) in Delhi have been shut till further order due to the surge in COVID-19 cases.”

Kejriwal’s announcement came hours after Delhi reported a considerable rise in new COVID-19 cases. The national capital reported 7,437 fresh cases and 24 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

As many as 37 doctors of Delhi’s Sir Gangaram Hospital also tested positive for COVID-19.

Kejriwal had earlier announced a night curfew for the rest of April to stop the spread of coronavirus cases.